March 30, 2021
Comrades Centenary Hope Challenge Logo

‘Comrades Centenary Hope Challenge’ is Launched

Riding on the coattails of last year’s virtual event success, Africa Marathons is super excited to invite you to join […]
March 24, 2021
Race The Comrades Legends

‘Race The Comrades Legends’ Profit Share

For those of you who missed last years inaugural ‘Race The Comrades Legends’ event, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) decided […]
March 11, 2021
Comrades Marathon 2020 Date

Comrades Marathon 2022 is a Down Run

The cancelling of Comrades 2021 must have left most of you with questions about Comrades Marathon 2022 and the Virtual […]
February 10, 2021

The Centenary Comrades Marathon 2021 Cancelled

The dawn of the new year had us all excited for the return to racing and for Comrades 2021 – […]
January 27, 2021
Comrades Marathon 2020 Race Information

The Latest Comrades 2021 Race Update

Comrades Marathon 2021 is currently scheduled to take place on Sunday, 13 June 2021 which is anticipated to be the […]
December 11, 2020
All the Comrades Marathon Stats You Ever Wanted To Know

A Complete Guide to Comrades Marathon

There is so much history to this ‘Ultimate Human Race’ that we decided to highlight it in a complete guide […]
November 16, 2020
Comrades Marathon Legend Thomas Michael Winn

Comrades Marathon Legend Thomas Michael Winn

We were sad to hear that the founding Chairperson of The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA), Thomas Michael Winn, passed away […]
October 14, 2020
First Comrades Marathon - History

Comrades Marathon History

Next year is a big one for the iconic Comrades Marathon.  It’s the year we celebrate the century and 95th […]
July 9, 2020
The Great Gerda Steyn Breaking the Comrades Marathon Record

The Great Gerda Steyn

Gerda Steyn is a great success story, from not making her high school cross-country team to taking South Africa’s road […]
June 25, 2020
Top 5 Tips for Taking on the Comrades Marathon

Official Comrades Marathon Tour Operator for 2021 & 2022

Africa Marathons is extremely proud and excited to announce that we have been re-appointed as an Official Comrades Marathon Tour […]
June 9, 2020
In memory of Clive Crawley Comrades Marathon Legend

In Memory of Comrades Legend Clive Crawley (Race Number 1)

Africa Marathons along with the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) is saddened by the news of the death of Clive Crawley. […]
June 3, 2020
Comrades Marathon Race the Legends Team Africa Marathons

Comrades Marathon Race the Legends

As the Official Tour Operator to the Comrades Marathon, we were all very sad to see the cancellation of this […]
May 21, 2020

Be a Part of the World’s Biggest Virtual Event and Race the Comrades Legends

The ultimate human race will commence on the 14th of June 2020 just not as a mass participation event in […]
May 14, 2020
Comrades Marathon 2020 Cancelled

Breaking News – Comrades Marathon 2020 Has Been Cancelled

The dreaded news we’ve all been waiting for, the Comrades Marathon Association have decided to cancel Comrades Marathon 2020. We […]
April 7, 2020
Comrades Marathon 2020 CMA Chairperson Cheryl Winn Message

Message from the Comrades Marathon Association Chairperson

Comrades Marathon 2020 is fast approaching and with the current coronavirus situation facing Comrades athletes, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) […]
March 18, 2020
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News Flash – Comrades 2020 to go ahead as planned until further notice

The Comrades Marathon Association’s (CMA) Board convened an urgent meeting this past Monday evening (Monday, 16.3.2020) in light of the outbreak of […]
January 29, 2020
Comrades Marathon is Camaraderie like no other

Run Comrades Marathon 2020 with Africa Marathons

With Comrades Marathon being less than five months away and with our entries selling like hotcakes, we suggest you get […]
December 10, 2019
Nick Bester Africa Marathons Coach

Bester’s Best Tips for the Comrades Marathon 2020 Down Run

The Comrades Marathon 2020 down run, may sound a little easier, but make no mistake it is as difficult if […]
December 5, 2019
Comrades Marathon Gold Label Status

Comrades Marathon Gold Label Status

The Comrades Marathon has been awarded Gold Label status by the International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU). The accolade is a […]
November 15, 2019
Africa Marathons Comrades Marathon Ambassadors

Our Africa Marathons Comrades Marathon Ambassadors

Africa Marathons are pleased to announce that we have two Comrades Marathon Ambassadors, Jordan Foster and Danny O’Reilly, joining us […]
October 30, 2019
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10 Comrades Marathon 2020 Facts

1. The First Comrades Marathon The first-ever Comrades Marathon was held on Empire Day, which was on 24th May 1921. […]
October 23, 2019
Running Comrades Marathon with Just A Little Bester

Running Comrades Marathon With Just A Little Bester

We take a look at running the Comrades Marathon with Just A Little Bester. Meet the passionate runner and online […]
October 22, 2019

What is the Comrades Marathon Distance in 2020?

Want to know a bit more about the Comrades 2020, specifically what the Comrades Marathon distance will be, then look […]
October 20, 2019
Can I Guarantee My Comrades Marathon 2020 Registration

Can I Guarantee My Comrades Marathon 2020 Registration?

Comrades Marathon 2020 registration opens on 28th October 2019, so there is not long to go. In view of this, […]
October 18, 2019
Comrades Marathon 2020 Date

What is the Comrades Marathon 2020 Date?

The next Comrades Marathon will be held on 14th June 2020. It starts at 05.30 in the City Hall, Pietermaritzburg […]
October 11, 2019
Comrades Marathon Entry 2020

How to get your Comrades Marathon Entry 2020

With the entries to the Comrades Marathon 2020 opening in just a few weeks, it’s time to get planning, so […]
October 5, 2019
Comrades Marathon 2020 Race Information

Comrades Marathon 2020 Race Information

Comrades Marathon 2020 race information and basically everything you need to know about The Ultimate Human Race. The Comrades Marathon […]
October 3, 2019
Comrades Marathon 2020

Comrades Marathon 2020 Launch

Comrades Marathon 2020 runners have been given a license to dream. With the just unveiled #Comrades2020 campaign slogan, ‘Iphupho Lami […]
September 25, 2019
Top 5 Tips for Taking on the Comrades Marathon

Top 5 Tips for Taking on the Comrades Marathon

With the Comrades Marathon press release and official media launch coming up soon on 2nd October 2019, some of you […]
June 13, 2019
The spirit of Comrades Marathon 2019

The 2019 Comrades Marathon results are in

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) hosted an exclusive #Comrades2019 Champions Breakfast at the Tsogo Sun Elangeni Hotel in Durban on […]
May 31, 2019

Who will take the honours at Comrades Marathon 2019?

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) recently announced a strong contention of both South African and International athletes for the 94th […]
November 19, 2018

So Who’s Entered the 2019 Comrades Marathon?

October 22, 2018
Comrades Marathon 2019

2019 Comrades Marathon Entry Process Opened